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Greet your guide at a Dubai meeting point and listen to a safety briefing before watching an instructional video. Then, head out into the desert for your self-drive adventure.

After several minutes, prepare your 4WD Jeep Wrangler for the sands. Deflate the tires to the correct pressure and go off-road for further safety and driving training.

Take a practice run and set off in a convoy, sharing your driving equally between you and up to four others in your Jeep. Your guide leads the way and instructs each Jeep via walkie-talkie.

Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you power over swathes of pink-red dunes and soft sands. Soak up the wilderness, drive to an ancient fossil-coated rock ridge framed by dunes, and get tuition on various driving challenges and techniques along the way.

Afterward, return to Dubai, where your trip ends at the original meeting point.
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Most Dubai 4WD desert trips involve a trained desert driver transporting you over the dunes. This self-drive adventure puts you behind the wheel, so you enjoy the adrenaline rush of driving through the desert yourself. After instruction, board a 4WD Jeep Wrangler and rumble over dunes and sands in a guided convoy. Share the driving with up to four others in your Jeep, and learn key desert driving skills en route.
  • Drive a shared 4WD vehicle on an off-road desert tour from Dubai
  • Learn to drive a 4WD vehicle, instead of riding as a passenger
  • Enjoy crossing dunes in a guided convoy and get detailed coaching
  • Share the driving with up to four others in your 4WD vehicle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thrilling and doable even if you are a little afraid!

I found the desert driving thrilling. I learned so much about how it is done and was taught in a very easy and encouraging manner. I loved seeing and petting the camels. The photo ops were great! I would encourage everyone to do this. Definitely...More

Thank TravelingGirl529
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very humbled by your excellent rating and kind words. We are working hard to make sure we provide a safe yet thrilling experience for everyone. Thank you

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Awesome Sand Adventure

Excellent way of seeing beyond the city limits and driving 4x4 across the dunes. The jeeps were in excellent condition, even after we’d got stuck with in the sand...thank goodness for the winch but all part of the experience. The tuition from Travis was great...More

Thank Neet2013
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you. We enjoyed meeting your wonderful family and sharing with you our passion. The Dubai desert is a marvelous place for fun, sun, and dunes and when you combine that with self driving one of our Jeep Wranglers and family time it's hard to...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Self Drive in the Desert

Amazing half day in the Desert driving our own Jeep. it was the first time we drove our Jeep in the desert and Travis was so good in giving us instructions and so careful to drive in the right places that we never got stuck...More

Thank Federica B
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

What a great, HOT, day in the desert we had. I'm so happy to have shared with you my years of experience and knowledge. You were great students! Thank you for your review and warm comments.

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Wonderful Experience

This was my first time to drive in the desert and it was really fun. I was very nervous at first as I was afraid that I would get stuck in the sand or the car being turn over. But after several try and under...More

Thank pui yan l
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

We enjoyed very much the experience of teaching you and watching your confidence grow. You did an excellent job. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Fantastic experience

David is a fantastic guide and takes away all the hesitation and concerns about driving in the dunes. He explain the details and gives constant feedback over the Walkie. Great experience everybody should try to get a completely different perception of Dubai.

Thank willem552
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Than you W. and we couldn't agree more. David loves his job and works hard to make each and every experience one to remember for a lifetime.

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